The Corner is brighter and has more cameras, but young women are still walking home alone. Photo: Martyn Kyle

Lights, cameras, substation: Corner safety in focus

Hannah Graham’s name was not mentioned in the University of Virginia press release about a safety advisory committee’s recommendation for a police substation on the Corner, but the second-year’s national-spotlight disappearance from the Downtown Mall in September and the subsequent discovery of her remains was clearly the impetus. It’s also driving a heightened awareness of […]

UVA student Sara Surface was dismayed to see the Rolling Stone article glossed over her activist work. Photo: Emily Morone.

UVA activists, author of Rolling Stone article speak

This story is part of our ongoing coverage in the wake of the Rolling Stone story on rape at UVA. There’s more: An in-depth look at the University’s sexual assault policy, a Q&A with Board of Visitors member Helen Dragas on her reaction to the story, responses from two women who reported their own rapes while students, a […]

Leaked search warrant reveals DNA link in Harrington case

Leaked search warrant reveals DNA link in Harrington case

A search warrant first obtained by NBC29 and reported by The Daily Progress reveals that the forensic link connecting Hannah Graham’s accused abductor Jesse Matthew to the Morgan Harrington case is DNA taken from the “wooden tip” of a cigar butt found in Matthew’s wallet and from Harrington’s shirt, which was found on a bush […]